The role of cannabis in early religious texts to the botanical renaissance of the Victorian age.
When the Roman governor Pontius Pilate asked the Pharisees if he should crucify their King (John 19:15), they cried out: "We have no king but Caesar!"
size of Texas. (Natural News) It's strange, but for some reason, millions of Americans, including many members of the Republican Party, seem to have developed a bizarre infatuation for Russia and Vladimir Putin.
Ice Age find reveals sharp stones were used to create cavities before filling them with tar and hair
A century ago Congress declared war on Imperial Germany.
One hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson, who was elected on his antiwar slogans, asked a joint House-Senate session for a declaration of war on Germany. His war has launched endless wars ever since...and only made the world safe for the
Let's stop kidding ourselves. The U.S. role in World War I had disastrous consequences.
Gun-control advocates often argue that gun-control laws must be more restrictive than the original meaning of the Second Amendment would allow, because modern firearms are so different from the firearms of the late 18th century.
Apr. 6 is the 100th anniversary of the entry of the United States into the Great War in Europe, now known as World War I (WWI). Congress passed its Declaration of War on that date in 1917.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Francis Fukuyama's The End of History and the Last Man (1992). Rarely read but often denigrated, it might be the most maligned, unfairly dismissed and misunderstood book of the post-war era. Which is unfortun
In what is often considered the most controversial of his many scholarly books, this exploration into the putative causes of World War Two by renowned British historian A.P.J. Taylor caused great controversy and discussion when published in the sixti
Everyone is familiar with hard power. We know that military and economic might often get others to change their position. [...] But sometimes you can get the outcomes you want without tangible threats or payoffs
It makes me sick to keep hearing the mostly Democratic assertion that Donald J. Trump is a candidate foisted on us poor, gullible Americans by the Russian government. This is largely a matter of psychological projection by the left, and of mind-boggl
How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society...
hey were indeed enthusiasts for Aristotle and other Greek authors. Yet these were not the only intellectuals and rationalists of their time, nor did rationalism and philosophical reflection die with Averroes at the end of the 12th century, as is stil
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This past Monday, March 6, marked the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo outside of San Antonio, Texas, back in 1836. This event is so significant in my mind that I always try to devote a column that honors the heroism of these men on or around the
Say what you will about President Harry Truman, but at least he didn't leave the White House a suspiciously rich man. He also actually went home, to Independence Missouri, and moved into a modest house he didn't own. It was the same house belongi
Given the rarity of the surname, it is likely that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is related to deputy federal marshal Edward Gorsuch, who was killed in a violent episode that left the nation shocked and terrified, and was an overture to a long a
One of the biggest myths about American history is that FDR saved capitalism from itself and the hands-off laissez-faire policies of Herbert Hoover. It's a total lie from start to finish. Ron Paul's Myth-Busters comes to the rescue with the truth
Modern man is trained to think in certain ways and to turn away from anything that differs… to give authority the benefit of every doubt, instinctively and forever.
A chilling moment to mark the 75th anniversary of the executive order that led to Japanese American internment
Rome is such a big topic, it not only deserves a post of its own, but it can be studied in isolation as it encompasses so much of Western history.
AMERICA IS NOT the great melting pot that poets like Ralph Waldo Emerson once extolled. At least, that's not the story that DNA tells, according to the genealogy company Ancestry.
part of an accurate history lesson. (Natural News) A middle school American History teacher has been forced to retire after displaying the confederate flag during a civil war history lesson. Woody Hart, the 70-year old instructor at Suttle Middle Sc
LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth, the world's longest-reigning living monarch, celebrated her Sapphire Jubilee on Monday as Britain commemorated 65 years since she ascended the British throne.
Willful blindness to the criminal actions of your country is not patriotism, it is tyranny. Any that are living under the delusion that our government is in any way concerned about them, their lives, or the lives of our brothers and sisters in the US
From Kennedy's video presentation, "7 Minutes on the CDC," Anne Dachel (Age of Autism) has transcribed excerpts. This is explosive material, particularly because there is a chance Kennedy will head up an investigation of vaccine safety under Tr
By the 1960s [J. Edgar] Hoover had become one of the most powerful political figures in America, thanks chiefly to his ability to use the FBI's notorious Division Five (successively named the National Defense Division, the Security Division, and th
After a century of failing to crack an ancient script, linguists turn to machines